Wongm's Rail Gallery » Pacific National A and X class locomotive scrapping

Pacific National A and X class locomotive scrapping

In January 2019 Pacific National commenced the scrapping of stored A class locomotives A73, A77, A81 and A85 at South Dynon. These units had been put into storage in late 2014 after seeing little use for many months. In April the scrapping of stored X class locomotives X41 and X42 commenced, followed in May by X39 and A79.

A71 next in line to get scrapped at South Dynon

25 May 2019 12:55 PM
Viewed 200 times
(1 time this week, 200 times this year)

A71 next in line to get scrapped at South Dynon

25 May 2019 12:53 PM
Viewed 367 times
(1 time this week, 367 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive A79 for removal

18 May 2019 13:11 PM
Viewed 184 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 184 times this year)

Cab of locomotive X39 awaiting removal

18 May 2019 13:10 PM
Viewed 261 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 261 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive A79 for removal

18 May 2019 13:05 PM
Viewed 234 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 234 times this year)

Pair of bogies waiting to be recovered for reuse

18 May 2019 12:50 PM
Viewed 184 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 184 times this year)

Long end hood of X39 waiting to be removed

18 May 2019 12:47 PM
Viewed 140 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 140 times this year)

Fuel tanks and prime movers on the ground among the scrap metal

18 May 2019 12:47 PM
Viewed 192 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 192 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:41 PM
Viewed 176 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 176 times this year)

A79 now just a pair of cabs on the ground

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
Viewed 164 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 164 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
Viewed 182 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 182 times this year)

A79 now just a pair of cabs on the ground

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
Viewed 210 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 210 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 past the cab of A79

18 May 2019 12:40 PM
Viewed 152 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 152 times this year)

Forklift moves the cab of locomotive X39 for removal

18 May 2019 12:39 PM
Viewed 173 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 173 times this year)

Long end hood removed from X39

11 May 2019 09:43 AM
Viewed 231 times
(3 times this month, 231 times this year)

Scrapping X39 and A79 at South Dynon

11 May 2019 09:41 AM
Viewed 174 times
(3 times this month, 174 times this year)

Cutting off more bits of A79 with the gas axe

11 May 2019 09:36 AM
Viewed 182 times
(4 times this month, 182 times this year)

Using the gas axe to free the engine of A79 from the locomotive frame

11 May 2019 09:35 AM
Viewed 231 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 231 times this year)

Toilet end of X41 and X42 still waiting to be removed

11 May 2019 09:30 AM
Viewed 299 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 299 times this year)

Prime mover of X39 ready to be removed

11 May 2019 09:25 AM
Viewed 259 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 259 times this year)

Toilet at the long end of X41 and X42 waiting to be removed from South Dynon

9 May 2019 16:04 PM
Viewed 156 times
(3 times this month, 156 times this year)

Toilet at the long end of X41 and X42 waiting to be removed from South Dynon

9 May 2019 16:03 PM
Viewed 164 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 164 times this year)

X39 and A79 ready to be scrapped at South Dynon

9 May 2019 16:03 PM
Viewed 284 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 284 times this year)

X39 and A79 ready to be scrapped at South Dynon

9 May 2019 16:02 PM
Viewed 215 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 215 times this year)
Tags

Viewed 3635 times (5 times this week, 28 times this month, 270 times this year)